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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148742
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4J(UK) Phantom
Owner/operator:74 (Tiger) Squadron Royal Air Force (74 (Tiger) Sqn RAF)
Registration: ZE358
MSN: 2689
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pant-y-Gwair, Trefenter, 10 miles SE of Aberystwyth, Dyfed, Wales. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Wattisham, Suffolk (EGUW)
Destination airport:
Ex-US Navy F-4J Phantom BuAer No 155510. Delivered 13/12/1984. Written off 26/8/1987: Flew into a slight ridge at Pant-y-Gwair, ten miles SE of Aberystwyth, Dyfed during low level intercept practice with two other Phantoms. Both crew - Pilot Flight Lieutenant Ewan Holm MURDOCH and Navigator Flying Officer Jeremy Lindsey OGG - were killed. This incident was the only F-4J(UK) Phantom of 74 Squadron to be lost in operational service




Photo of ZE358 courtesy

Wattisham (EGUW)
31 July 1987; (c) Jonathan Verschuuren

Revision history:

06-Sep-2012 06:20 AvDb Added
28-May-2013 22:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
01-Aug-2013 16:34 tigerspook Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Feb-2014 15:10 Nepa Updated [Operator]
14-Nov-2014 02:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
14-Nov-2014 02:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
10-Dec-2016 20:13 Anon. Updated [Location, Narrative]
17-Jun-2020 16:09 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
18-Jul-2021 09:40 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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